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  • Interview: Sleeping Dogs developer Mike Skupa and Jeff O’Connell

    The United Front Games (UFG) developed open world game was to be the third instalment of Activision’s True Crime franchise, as True Crime: Hong Kong. That was until Activision dumped the crime drama title. The situation was dire for several months as the game was floated around to various...
  • GAME holds first Game Swinging event in Sydney

    Video game retailer chain GAME is hosting a Sydney Game Swinging event tonight, Thursday, 24 November. Think speed dating but with the added ingredient of games. It can sound eye-boggling, luckily we caught up with GAME Managing Director Paul Yardley to talk Game Swinging. Basically, you turn up with a game...
  • New Kinect hardware confirmed for Kinect for Windows

    Microsoft announced today that new “fully supported” Kinect hardware will be released for the Kinect for Windows commercial program – announced earlier this month – that will roll out early in the new year. The new hardware is based on the current Xbox 360 model and features a number...
  • Review: Crysis 2

      Utilising the CryENGINE 3, the multiplatform FPS Crysis 2, is the sequel to Crytek’s PC exclusive shooter, Crysis. The Crysis whingers have been well documented, the ones that believe that Crysis has been given a lobotomy to fit in with the console market. Ignore them. While some aspects...
  • Koshies Business Builders Boot Camp: Get online and social media savvy

    Hundreds of small business owners and entrepreneurs descended upon the Sydney Exhibition Centre for Koshies Business Builders Boot Camp. They went to learn, network, and be inspired by speakers, the elite in their respective fields. One of the panels that caught techAU’s eye was “Get online and social media...
  • Review: Bulletstorm

    The People Can Fly and Epic Games developed FPS –  Bulletstorm – brings in a new level of killing  takes away the repetition of cover-shoot-cover-shoot  that can be found in the oversaturated FPS market. The “killing is an art form” sums up the game precisely. It gives you freedom to experiment...